Martin Olsen

Brief Life History of Martin

When Martin Olsen was born on 18 May 1865, in Rakkeby, Børglum, Denmark, his father, Anders Peter Olsen, was 33 and his mother, Ane Johanna Mortensen, was 33. He lived in Rakkeby, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860. He died on 12 August 1867, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in Nebraska, United States.

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Anders Peter Olsen
Ane Johanna Mortensen
Anne Kirstine Olsen
Anne Marie Olsen
Ole Andersen
Martina Andersen or Olsen
Oline Andersen
Ole K. Olsen
Martin Olsen
Trine Or Olivia Olsen
Magdaline Andersdatter Olsen
Peter "K" Olsen
Annie Johannah Olsen
Dosena Olsen
Rasmus A Olsen

Sources (5)

  • Martine Andersen in household of Anders Peter Olsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Martin Olsen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Martin Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (3)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.


Nebraska is the 37th state.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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